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Fair Isle Snowflake Ornament
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70735AD This holiday ball ornament will look great on any Christmas tree!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 16 1/2 in. (42 cm) circumference

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 3, 2013)
Chart corrected Size About 7 in. (18 cm) About 16 1/2 in. (42 cm) circumference) ADDITIONAL MATERIALS Foam ball, about 16 1/2 in. (42 cm) circumference STITCH EXPLANATION M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop. FAIR ISLE SNOWFLAKE ORNAMENT With A, cast on 6 sts. Row 1: Purl. Row 2: Kfb (knit into front and then back) of each st across - 12 sts. Rows 3, 5, 7, 9 , 11 and 13: With A, purl. Row 4: With A, *M1, k1, rep from * kfb in each st across - 24 sts. Row 6: With A, *M1, k2, *kfb in next st, k1, rep from * across - 36 sts. Row 8: With A, *M1, k3, *kfb in next st, k2, rep from * across - 48 sts. Row 10: With A, *M1, k4, *kfb in next st, k3, rep from * across - 60 sts. Row 12: With A, *M1, k5, *kfb in next st, k4, rep from * across - 72 sts.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-102 Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red

True red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi

Crisp white with a metallic-color highlight


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 6
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Foam ball, about 16 1/2 in. (42 cm) circumference
NOTES:
Work chart from right to left on RS rows, from left to right on WS rows.

Carry color not in use across WS of work.


INSTRUCTIONS



FAIR ISLE SNOWFLAKE ORNAMENT With A, cast on 6 sts.

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2: Kfb (knit in front and back of each st across) – 12 sts.

Rows 3, 5, 7, 9 , 11 and 13: With A, purl.

Row 4: With A, kfb in each st across – 24 sts.

Row 6: With A, *kfb in next st, k1, rep from * across – 36 sts.

Row 8: With A, *kfb in next st, k2, rep from * across – 48 sts.

Row 10: With A, *kfb in next st, k3, rep from * across – 60 sts.

Row 12: With A, *kfb in next st, k4, rep from * across – 72 sts.

Row 14: With A, knit, increase 5 sts evenly spaced across – 77 sts.

Row 15: With A, purl.

Row 16: With A, k2; *work Row 1 of chart across next 23 sts, with A, k2, rep from * 2 times more.

Continue as established, working in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS), following chart and keeping first and last 2 sts, and 2 sts between each chart rep in A, until 23 rows of chart have been completed.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, knit, decrease 5 sts evenly spaced across – 72 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, *K4, k2tog, rep from * across – 60 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, *K3, k2tog, rep from * across – 48 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, *K2, k2tog, rep from * across – 36 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, *K1, k2tog, rep from * across – 24 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Next Row: With A, *K2tog, rep from * across – 12 sts.

Next Row: With A, purl.

Rep last 2 rows once more – 6 sts.

Next Row: Change to double pointed needles.

With A, k2tog across – 3 sts.

Hanging Loop Do not turn work.

Slide sts to other end of needle and k3.

Continue to slide sts to other end of needle and k3 until cord measures about 7 in (18 cm).

Bind off.

Sew bound-off end of cord to beginning to make loop.



FINISHING Wrap piece around foam ball and sew seam, drawing in sts of bound-off and cast-on edges.

Sew bound off end of cord to top of Ornament.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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